Wellness for the body... and mind! Our popular yoga classes will help to perfect your posture, increase your strength and improve your flexibility.
Yoga classes at our Blackpool health and fitness club include classic yoga styles such as Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga. Simply follow the lead of our expert yoga instructor, for a full body toning workout.
No matter what your style, we have a yoga class to suit! At Village Gym Blackpool, we cover three types of yoga technique...
Hatha yoga. Think, gentle movements and lots of controlled breathing exercises. Hatha is a great option for yoga beginners
Vinyasa yoga. Prepare to sweat a little. This is a faster fitness class, more challenging, yet still suitable for all fitness levels.
Ashtanga yoga. This is one for the yoga pros! Push your physical limits and throw shapes you didn't know your body could! Prepare to sweat a lot!
The range of low intensity movements used in our Blackpool yoga class mean that it really is suitable for all fitness levels and all ages!
From older adults who want to keep fit whilst protecting the joints, to younger members who love the buzz of a group fitness class.
We know our Blackpool members like to hit the gym in style! Though if you're attending one of our Yoga classes, you'll want to wear something that allows your body to move where it needs to go. We've outlined a few suggestions on the perfect workout wear, to ensure you hit our yoga studio dressed for the occasion.
Our yoga classes at Village Gym Blackpool feature a range of classic yoga styles, for a full body workout to improve flexibility, posture and strength.
Our Hatha yoga class will have you performing smooth, well-balanced movements. You'll move slowly, and hold yoga poses for set lengths of time to work on your balance. A number of breathing exercises will help to relax the mind and body as you move. Unsurprisingly, our hatha yoga class is a great way to relieve stress.
Yogi Level: Beginners keen to learn basic poses.
Benefits: De-stress, full body toning, improved breathing.
A much faster, more energetic workout, our Vinyasa yoga class includes a pumping playlist to get you moving, expertly choreographed moves that are easy to learn and breathing techniques to help you relax the body.
Our Vinyasa yoga class is great for both beginners, or expert yogis who are ready for a bigger challenge.
Vinyasa yoga will get your heart pumping plenty, perfect for cardio fanatics!
Turn the music up, and push your body through poses, as you move in time with your breathing.
Yogi Level: Everyone is welcome. From beginners who want to learn the basics, through to advanced members who want a fresher challenge.
Benefits: Improve your core strength, flexibility, tone the abs and upper body, reduce high blood pressure.
Our Ashtanga yoga class is ideal for holistic fitness fans who want to add a little more fun into their usual workout.
You'll build core strength and shape the body, enjoy a few sun salutations and a range of yoga postures, for a full body toning session. This is an upbeat class once it gets underway, so be ready to sweat and push through your physical limits!
Ashtanga Yoga is a great alternative to your usual fitness routine, with plenty of movements that will get your heart pumping. It's a great fitness class for stress relief, weight loss and limbering up.
Yogi Level: Advanced yogis. Or physically fit members ready to up their game!
Benefits: Relieve stress, improve coordination and kickstart metabolism to help with weight loss.
Before your yoga class...
Eat a light snack to ensure your body has fuel to work with
Wear comfortable, body-fitting clothing that allows you to move freely
Relax your mind and leave the stresses of your day at the door
Let your yoga instructor know if you have any injuries or pain
Yoga classes, done regularly, will improve your flexibility, endurance and muscle tone.
Each of the poses performed at our Blackpool yoga class have two functions. Some will use your own body weight against gravity to tone the muscles, while others strengthen key muscle groups, resulting in better definition and a more toned appearance.
You'll get a lot more from your Blackpool yoga class than just a great workout! Our Yoga class comes with a number of helpful health benefits too...
Attending our Blackpool yoga classes regularly can help to improve your circulation and decrease blood pressure.
Get your heart pumping, whilst simultaneously working key muscle groups to help speed up that sluggish digestive system.
Throughout our Blackpool yoga class, you'll manouvre your body through a full range of motion, encouraging mobility and easing pressure on the joints. This gentle stretching technique helps to relieve any muscle tension, so it's ideal for members with low back pain or stiff joints.
Improved blood circulation, relaxed muscles and better breathing will help soothe the nervous system. A great fitness class for reducing stress, anxiety and fatigue.
Using controlled movements to stretch the spine will help to relieve pressure on the neck and improve posture. Plus, great posture helps you to look taller and slimmer!
Low impact yoga classes are a great way to help treat muscle imbalances or injuries. The slow movements we use in our yoga class prevent you from moving too quickly, whilst still allowing your core muscles to be exercised.
Our Yoga classes are a great way to work on your co-ordination, balance and build core strength.
The breathing techniques in our yoga class will help to increase lung capacity and air circulation. You'll breathe better, speak more clearly and sleep better too!
If you love yoga, you'll love BodyBalance by Les Mills. This yoga based fitness class will help to increase your body's flexibility and core strength.
Raise the Barre
Our Barre fitness class, by Les Mills, is a great choice for all fitness and flexibility levels.
Using classic ballet positions along with high repetitions of barre movements using very light weights, our Barre workout can help to improve posture and tone your body.
The benefits of a Yoga class
The health benefits of a holistic class go way further than just toning and strengthening the body.
Take a look at the other wellness-boosting effects you'll get from a yoga class...
Of course, we offer much more than Yoga classes! A look at our fitness facilities in Blackpool...
Our gym in Blackpool has state-of-the-art cardio machines with touch screen technology and iPod docks, resistance machines and spacious free weight and stretching areas as well as expert Personal Trainers, a running track and squash courts.
At Village Gym Blackpool there are two swimming pools to choose from, an indoor and an outdoor pool, plenty of pool based group fitness classes as well as a sauna, steam room and spa pool.
Love group fitness? Our gym in Blackpool has a great selection of classes on offer. From high intensity Les Mills fitness classes to more relaxing classes like Pilates and Tai Chi.
From Virtual Spin Fat Burn to Sprints and Intervals, Village Gym Blackpool has a great selection of instructor-led and virtual spinning classes, guaranteed to get your heart rate up.
Make the most of your workout at Village Gym Blackpool with our amazing selection of Technogym cardio and resistance equipment.
Our Social Scene
Our Blackpool members know how to socialise! Make those weekend plans with friends over a light bite at Buca di Beppo, a saintly salad in the Village Pub or a smoothie in Starbucks. The perfect way to wind down after your workout and enjoy our member's social scene.